Classes & Support

Baby Care Basics

This class is designed to give you a complete head-to-toe look at how to care for your newborn. Topics include bathing, diapering, safety, infant stimulation and much, much more. It’s recommended that you take this class at the beginning of your third trimester.  Please call 734-647-7888 for registration.

See available dates and register.

Realities of Parenthood

Becoming a parent is a wonderful, exiting, and beautiful thing! The reality is that having a baby is also stressful,confusing, and exhausting. A baby changes everything! Learn how to keep your relationship strong, how to take care of yourself, handle the stress that a baby brings, how to build support, and much more.

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Breastfeeding Moms: Meet Other Breastfeeding Moms and Babies

This session is offered as part of the "Mindful Moms" mommy group. 

Time: First Wednesday of each month, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

  • Are you craving adult conversation?
  • Are you new to the area and want to meet other moms?
  • Do you have questions about breastfeeding?
  • Are you an expectant mom planning to breastfeed?
  • Are you having a great breastfeeding experience and want to support other moms?

Research shows that peer support increases breastfeeding rates and duration. Come join us in a relaxed and comfortable conversation about breastfeeding facilitated by lactation specialists from U-M Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital! Briarwood Center for Women, Children and Young Adults 400 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Suite B Ann Arbor, MI  48108

For more information, call 734-232-2600

Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Families meet with our lactation consultant for a 1 ½ hours class.  The consultant will discuss:

  • Breastfeeding Basics
  • Hands on techniques for good positioning and holding infant.
  • Discuss various breastfeeding pumps and supplies.


$20.00.  Cash and checks are accepted.  Scholarships are available.


Briarwood Center for Women, Children and Young Adults
400 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Building 2, Suite B
Ann Arbor, MI  48108

For more information on upcoming class dates and times, or to register, call 734-232-2600.